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    1. [AUSTRALIA-GENWEB] Re: A new list member
    2. Gail Schinnerer Jorgensen
    3. Thanks I do have that article. How awful for him. Gail ~ Gail Schinnerer Jorgensen ~ On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 2:27 PM Bev Clark <bevjclark@hotmail.com> wrote: > Re Nicholas King, > > Trove is an Australia wide newspaper record available for free > > Nicholas King had several entries in The Argus Melbourne, Victoria, > Australia Monday 1 January 1912. > > Nicholas King, labourer of Lake Bolac, in a fit of drunken temper, > attacked his daughter (Daisy) with a tomahawk and then committed suicide. > > There are several reports as this is sensational news. Apparently he > thought he had killed his daughter and hung himself with a wire. His > youngest child was born in 1911. > > > > Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for > Windows 10 > > > > ________________________________ > From: John <vabre@optusnet.com.au> > Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 8:36:07 AM > To: australia-genweb@rootsweb.com <australia-genweb@rootsweb.com> > Subject: [AUSTRALIA-GENWEB] Re: A new list member > > Hello Gail, > I have read your request and had a look on ancestry.com.au where there is > a tree owned by Suzanon who has a lot of detail however there are no notes > or stories. Do you have access to Ancestry, if not let me know and I could > send a PM to the tree owner and ask her to contact you. Also, just a > thought but there is a site Trove digitized Newspapers which may give you > some story on Nicholas- worth a try. > Best of Luck, > John Walton...Sydney > > Sent from Mail for Windows 10 > > From: Gail Schinnerer Jorgensen > Sent: Monday, 14 October 2019 3:01 PM > To: australia-genweb@rootsweb.com > Subject: [AUSTRALIA-GENWEB] A new list member > > I am a new list member from the USA. My great grandmother's brother left > County Carlow ireland in the late 1880's and settled in Australia. > This list may or may not be what I need to I joined a few to see what > response I get. > His name was Nicholas King, born 27 Jun 1865 in Borris, Co Carlow, Ireland. > He arrived in May 1885 in Sydney and married Mary Jane Patterson in 1888 > in Hawkesdale, Victoria, Australia. > They had 11 children, as far as I can tell, the oldest being born in Port > Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. > His remaining children were born and grew up in Lake Bolac, Victoria, > Australia. > My goal is to learn about the Irish in Australia in the areas where he > lived. My great grandmother left County Carlow and went with her sister to > New York City so I am familiar with New York City and irish immigrants. His > wife, Mary Jane Patterson I believe, was not irish so that perhaps he did > not live with or around other Irish immigrants. I hope to figure that out. > My goal is to try to navigate Australian genealogical resources and my > first impression is that they are less abundant than what I am used to in > US records. I am hoping that my impression is incorrect and I figure out > how to find more records than I have found so far. > I do know when and where Nicholas died. I even found, eventually the > article about his sad passing. > I hope to eventually find others researching he and his descendants. I was > fortunate to find a few cousins through DNA. That is one thing that has > sparked my renewed interest in building a better tree of his descendants. > It is finding those born or living past 1920 where the challenge is. > I will aso post this to Australian lists to find a newspaper resource > similar to newspapers.com in the US. > I will sign off for now and if you made it to the end of this, thanks for > reading. > Warmly, > Gail Jorgensen > > > > ~ Gail Schinnerer Jorgensen ~ > > _______________________________________________ > Reply posters should snip out all irrelevant parts of the original posts, > especially footers. > > Please note that this list is available for adoption. 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